The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy

After the 2012 mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy began a deep examination of America’s obsession with violence and its love of guns. Through personal narrative and detailed investigation of human history and American politics, Murphy lays out a path toward more open, honest conversations about violence and weapons, offering hope for a national transformation.